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Aquarius Backpackers Motel

16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Greater Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at Aquarius during Bluesfest 2015. The bar was good value and had some decent drinks. The entertainment was quite good overall, with something on every night. I was away most of the nights, but for the time I was there, they did a decent job. The layout of the hostel is nice with balconies and nice outdoor area on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed in this hostel 5 nights, and I certainly recommend to go to this place if you arrive to Byron bay. The hostel is clean, modern, looks very organized, and has great location nearby the main places in Byron. Most of the crew were accommodate as well. The room was pretty big (I have stayed in 8 people... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although I had booked 2 weeks earlier I was turned away and told to find another hotel when I arrived because I was an Australian citizen. There should have been a check box when booking to make sure this doesn't happen.

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Palm Beach, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel was pretty much everything you could want in a hostel. Rooms are spacious and clean and have a bathroom in the room which makes it really convenient for when you have to get up in the middle of the night or early in the morning and also when you're getting ready. The kitchen is HUGE and open and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1st we had to pay extra for a room because we were not international passport holders! We are from Western Australia but are still on a budget back packing down the east coast. A lot of staff were rude and unfriendly not all though. After paying extra for a room we were delighted to find bites all over us from... More 

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Dresden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hostel is very nice, friendly staff and nice bbq and bar area. I can recommend it. Maybe a bit more for party people, but depends on your room mates. Location is very good, close to the beach and centre. Also very good that you get a lift to the bus station.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location , very central. Staff is not as friendly as expected . The room is ok , not really worth the money though (no towel provided !). I had to cross the main dorm to access , which is not convenient . And noisy .

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Favorite backpackers hostel I have ever stayed at. Great events and food every night. 5 minute walk to the beach. And most of all - I was blessed to have great people in my dorm for 3 weeks who became very good friends. Great memories at this place.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay here!! Made some great friends and had a lot of fun. Will definitely recommend it. Close to the beach, close to some great clubs and the hostel also makes an effort to entertain its guests. Great!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid for a private double room, which had an entrance through a mixed dorm, which was fine, but there was only one bathroom for everyone which meant you could never get to the bathroom to go to the toilet or have a shower. The bathroom was also always disgustingly dirty. The room was fine if a little small but... More 

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